Jenn Jackson moved to Kamloops in 2020.
She shacked up in the basement of Canadian mountain biking legend Catharine Pendrel, who has become a friend and mentor.
Jackson placed first, with Pendrel crossing the finish line in fourth place.
Jackson chatted with Kamloops Last Week, covering a host of topics, including the joy of victory, overcoming self-doubt, her relationship with Pendrel, goals for the future, living and working in Kamloops and more.
Pendrel joined Kamloops Last Week on Monday to look back at her career and discuss a number of other issues.